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Tuesday 27 May, 2014

27-May-2014 04:02 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 15:00 and 16:00

Overall Market Octopus Titan VCT 4 99.50 0.00% Mulberry Group 723.25 0.00% Leyshon Resources 0.68 0.00% Invesco Perpetual Select Trust UK 150.50
27-May-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 InterContinental Hotels Group 2350.00 +5.57% Weir Group 2598.00 +2.85% ARM Holdings 902.50 +2.32% Travis Perkins 1703.50 +2.
27-May-2014 03:54 PM

Orange Polska issues bonds to subsidiaries

Orange Polska has issued PLN125.96m of short term bonds to subsidiaries in the past two days. Yesterday it issued bonds of PLN54.2m with a redemption date of 2 June to Contact Center; bonds of PLN27m, PLN15m and PLN6m with redemption dates of 2 June, 25
27-May-2014 03:26 PM

Coalfield Resources sees continued progress at HEL

Coalfield Resources shareholders heard of progress since the company's creation in December 2012 and particularly the continued good progress made by its investment in Harworth Estates Property Group. Chairman Jonson Cox told the annual general mee
27-May-2014 03:13 PM

Thomas Cook sells UK corporate travel arm

Thomas Cook Group has agreed to sell its UK corporate travel business to Mawasem Travel & Tourism Ltd for £13.5m. The UK corporate travel business, Co-operative Travel Management, is part of the joint venture between Thomas Cook, Co-operative Group and
27-May-2014 03:10 PM

CB Consumer Confidence Index up at 83.0

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had decreased in April, improved moderately in May. The index now stands at 83.0 (1985=100), up from 81.7 in April. The Present Situation Index increased to 80.4 from 78.5, while the Expectations Ind
27-May-2014 03:07 PM

Richmond Manufacturing Index unchanged

Fifth District manufacturing activity increased at a steady pace of growth, according to the most recent survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Shipments rose, although new orders softened. Manufacturing employment firmed, and average wages inc
27-May-2014 03:02 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 14:00 and 15:00

Overall Market Yangtze China Investment 2.50 0.00% AorTech International 56.00 0.00% Taylor Wimpey 110.85 0.00% Standard Chartered 1337.75
27-May-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 InterContinental Hotels Group 2350.00 +5.57% Weir Group 2598.00 +2.85% ARM Holdings 902.50 +2.32% Travis Perkins 1703.50 +2.
27-May-2014 02:53 PM

Chemring completes sale of Simmel

Chemring has completed the disposal of Simmel following regulatory clearance from the Italian government. The company has now successfully completed the disposal of its European Munitions Business. The disposal was announced on 24 April. At 2:53pm: (
27-May-2014 02:49 PM

Markit 'flash' US services PMI up at 58.4

Markit's 'flash' US Services Purchasing Managers�€? Index rose to 58.4 in May, up from 55.0 in April on a seasonally adjusted basis. A rise to 55.6 had been forecast. The headline �€?flash�€? PMI figure is based on appro
27-May-2014 02:37 PM

TomCo Energy operating losses narrow

TomCo Energy posts operating losses of £357,000 for the six months to the end of March - down from £402,000 last time. The company reports small increases in revenues and gross profits - up at £9,000 and £7,000 respectively from £4,000 and £1,000 a
27-May-2014 02:27 PM

Rio Tinto appoints new CEO of aluminium business

Rio Tinto has appointed Alfredo Barrios as chief executive of its aluminium business. He will succeed Jacynthe Cote who will leave the business for personal reasons to pursue other interests. Barrios will take up the role from 1 June and join the exec
27-May-2014 02:24 PM

Nestl�© and Fonterra realign Latin America partnership

Nestl�© and Fonterra have agreed to redefine the scope of their Latin America joint venture, Dairy Partners Americas. DPA was created by Nestl�© and Fonterra in 2003 as a 50/50 joint venture, manufacturing milk powder and manufacturing and com
27-May-2014 02:21 PM

Concurrent in line with expectations

Concurrent Technologies' performance in 2014 has been in line with the board's expectations, chairman Michael Collins says. His statement to the annual general meeting says: "Our investment in developing single board computers with AMC arc
27-May-2014 02:19 PM

Microgen continues to weigh Elektron options

Microgen continues to consider the various options regarding Elektron Technology announced on 20 May. These include including the possibility of making an offer for the entire issued share capital of Elektron; providing a substantial refinancing to estab
27-May-2014 02:13 PM

US house prices up 1.3% in first quarter

US house prices rose 1.3% in the first quarter of 2014 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index. This is the 11th consecutive quarterly price increase in the purchase-only, seasonally adjusted index. FHFA principal economist
27-May-2014 02:06 PM

S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite up

S&P/Case-Shiller's 20-city composite index showed house prices rising by 0.9% in March. Nineteen of the cities showed increases with only New York recording a drop while Dallas and Denver reached new index peaks. Year-over-year home prices were up
27-May-2014 02:02 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 13:00 and 14:00

Overall Market Yangtze China Investment 2.50 0.00% AorTech International 56.00 0.00% Taylor Wimpey 110.85 0.00% Standard Chartered 1337.75
27-May-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 InterContinental Hotels Group 2350.00 +5.57% Weir Group 2598.00 +2.85% ARM Holdings 902.50 +2.32% Travis Perkins 1703.50 +2.
27-May-2014 01:43 PM

Barclays group FD to speak at NY conference

Barclays group finance director Tushar Morzaria is speaking today at the Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Investor Conference in New York. His comments will contain no material new information. This will be available via live webcast at 13:45 EDT
27-May-2014 01:36 PM

US core CPI up 0.1%

New orders for US manufactured durable goods in April excluding transportation - the so-called core durables - increased by 0.1%, according to the US Census Bureau. A rise of 0.2% had been forecast. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
27-May-2014 01:34 PM

US durable goods orders up 0.8%

New orders for US manufactured durable goods in April increased $1.9bn or 0.8% to $239.9bn, the US Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up three consecutive months, followed a 3.6% March increase. A fall of 0.5% had been forecast. Story
27-May-2014 01:18 PM

Co-op Bank appoints values and ethics committee chairman

The Co-operative Bank has appointed former Competition Commission deputy chairman Laura Carstensen as a new independent non-executive director to chair the board values and ethics committee. The bank says this marks a significant step forward in its mov
27-May-2014 01:13 PM

Camco confirms contract talks

Camco Clean Energy has confirmed it is under consideration, alongside a partner, in respect of a contract to assist with the deployment of capital into renewable energy projects in Africa on behalf of a third party. Camco also confirmed that its subsidi

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